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Hatfield Steamboat Fleet Photograph Collection
ca. 1900-ca. 1949
The Filson Historical Society Special Collections Louisville, Kentucky 40208 USA
Open to researchers.
[Identification of item], Hatfield Steamboat Fleet Photograph Collection, ca. 1900-ca. 1949, Special Collections, The Filson Historical Society, Louisville.
Photographs of steam towboats in the Hatfield Fleet, owned and operated by James T. Hatfield of Covington, Ky. Hatfield was founder of the Hatfield Coal Co. in 1892 and later president of the Hatfield-Reliance Coal Co. which was formed by the merger of the Hatfield Coal Co. and several other companies in 1924. Photographs of steamboats include the Henry C. Yeiser, Jr., Alert, W.C. Mitchell, Sam Craig, Ellen Hatfield, J.F. Butts, O & K #1, J.T. Hatfield 1 and 2, Julius Fleischman, and Plymouth. Town and wharf views include Cincinnati, Charleston, W.Va., a boat sinking at Reed, W.V., and Kanawha River views. Photographs of James T. Hatfield, Mrs. Hatfield, and a daughter, Virginia Thorpe Hatfield, are also included. Many of the photos are copy prints of older photographs
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